Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. They are there to help families feel valued, supported, confident and informed.
- supports families with the best possible guidance and information.
- brings together families together in local groups and online, to support each other by sharing experiences and advice.
- helps families to campaign, volunteer, fund raise and shape local services to improve life for themselves and others.
In the North East region Contact offers general information, information about special educational needs, information about finance and welfare, support and information to families whilst their child or young person is in a hospital in the region. They also run parent workshops and produce information for families and those who support them. Information includes: quarterly newsletters and regular email bulletins which include information about events, workshops, leisure opportunities, support groups and news and resources.